I was happy when my Droid Incredible updated to Android 2.2, but I didn’t realize how happy I was until today when Verizon sent an e-mail listing all the new features.
- Improved Web browsing with pre-installed Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 for Android.
- Support for 720p video recording.
- Transfer data faster with 801.11n Wi-Fi capabilities.
- Easily switch between the eight most recent applications.
- Enhanced browser performance for faster loading of
- With Android 2.2, you can rotate your screen 270 degrees --either to the left or to the right when moving from portrait to landscape mode to work with apps in more directions.
- A new Mail Stream widget increases ease of use.
- Text Message Widget.
The new text message widget offers fast access to your messages from the home screen with a quick swipe. Scroll up and down through the list of all your text conversations in one screen. Keep the conversation going, faster.
- Automatic app updates.
Always have the latest versions of the applications you’ve
downloaded with automatically updated Android Market™ apps.
And you can choose to store applications in your device’s memory or on a storage card for more capacity.
- Play Visual Voicemail messages through speakers when connected to Bluetooth® car kit.
- Keep track of music with organized Music Player application.
- Updated People application to accommodate contacts with
- Access Corporate Directory information on Microsoft® Exchange.
- Save new contacts with “Save to People” option for Visual Voicemail.
- Call a number back immediately from text messages.
- Improved CityID application.
- Updated software changes provide improved security.
- Improved battery life.
- Manage Contacts more efficiently with updated contact details.
- Instantly know the strength of your signal with improved
- Connect to Visual Voicemail when Wi-Fi is enabled.
- Easily move between Today view and Agenda view in the
- Additional support for Backup Assistant PIN retrieval for
So far I’ve been very happy. The only negative I’ve experienced is that the number pad that pops up in-call (when trying to input passwords or interface with on-line menu systems) will not accept input. This is a fairly substantial problem that I hope to remedy soon. I can’t find anyone else experiencing this, so I’m wondering what the hell is up.
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